Composite image showing NGC 4522 within its home cluster

This image shows NGC 4522 within the context of the Virgo Cluster.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0911e
Type:Collage
Release date:30 September 2009, 15:00
Related releases:heic0911
Size:3094 x 2189 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4522
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:60 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
DSS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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